How Would Manchester City Line Up With Erling Haaland If He Joins

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Manchester City is one of the best clubs in the world even without the likes of Erling Haaland in their team. But if Norway International decided to join the team which his father played for. Manchester City would be unstoppable in the league as well as in the UEFA Champions League. While the lack of a pure striker can be seen in every game that Manchester city plays in. Currently, the team is in 3rd place, two points behind Chelsea who are on the top of the league.

In the previous Transfer Market, it was well known to the world about Manchester City’s interest in Harry Kane. Due to the likes of Daniel Levy, the transfer could not be made concrete. This lead to Manchester City only has one player who can play the striker role. That being Gabriel Jesus but the Brazilian has recently been playing the right-winger position in the team. Hence there is a lack of a pivot in the striker role who can be clinical in front of goal.

While as well acting as a target man to receive headers and help in the play. Erling Haaland and Manchester City was a pairing that was reported the last window. But due to the high asking price by Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City didn’t bulge to spend big on Erling Haaland.

Erling Haaland, The Final Piece Of The Puzzle for Manchester City

Erling Haaland if in the Manchester City squad would immediately slot in the Striker position in their preferred 4-3-3 formation. While if they went to play a variation of the 4-4-2, he would play as the front playing striker while Grealish or Kevin De Bruyne could play as a false nine. With this system, the team could also focus on making sure while attacking. The team can push their midfielders high into the half-spaces while the fullbacks tuck inward. With this while attacking Manchester City can play in a 2-3-5 formation.

Now due to the attacking width, there are spaces in the attacking half of the pitch. These can be exploited with the usage of through balls. While if there are teams who wished to play a compact block in the central part of the field. Manchester City could send in crosses towards him who could convert them into Goals or an opportunity to score.

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